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Platform Administrator

Direct Line Group

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What we're looking for:

We are looking for SQL Database Administrator who is confident to be in a data base administration position responsible for handling and supporting Database environments as well as its users. Previous experience as DBA is a must have. Technically, we are looking for someone with good skills with MS SQL Server 2016, SQL Server Management Studio and basic knowledge of Window Server 2016. This person will be responsible for the management and maintenance of a new SQL platform, have the ability to back up, restore, upgrade and migrate when required and take ownership and thoroughly investigate tickets using their troubleshooting, problem solving and performance tuning skills.

Who you’ll be working with

You’ll be working within the Chief Data Office at the centre of the business and often you will also work directly with other technical teams. You’ll be required to work some weekends and some evenings to implement and/or support platform changes and incidents, however most of the time this will be flexible with hours and working patterns. There is also the flexibility to work from home 1 or 2 days a week.

What you’ll be doing

  • You will be responsible for working on new projects/implementations as well as supporting existing deployed code and applications for the on premise and cloud solutions.
  • You will work on Platform development projects including many streams from different parties.
  • You will be the gate keeper ensuring nothing gets deployed that doesn’t meet our development standards.
  • You support production incidents.
  • You will be involved throughout the project lifecycle from requirements analysis through to design, development sprints and testing phases.
  • You will collaborate tightly with our visualization team.

What we’ll give you

Come join us and you’ll find yourself at the core of one of the newest teams in the business with lots of opportunity for growth and development.

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

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